Combating drought - mining reuse water from municipal sludge using supercritical water oxidation - Live Webinar

This webinar will cover the role of SCWO to transform waste inputs into usable byproducts.

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CWEA Mid-Summer Collection Systems Seminar and Expo

CWEA’s Collection System Committee is proud to present two days of training, a vendor expo in San Luis Obispo and the annual summer meeting so you can build your skills, network with fellow sewer pros, and prepare for whatever is coming down the pipeline.

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The Community is a centralized hub where members can engage directly with each other, fostering collaboration and connection.

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Careers & Certifications

Career Openings

The water/wastewater profession is a wonderful career, full of great people, a rewarding purpose, new challenges and a stable career with good pay and benefits. If you are looking for a new challenge and want to help your community join us and work for water!


Career Paths

Clean water takes team work and lots of it! We need tens of thousands of talented and passionate professionals with a range of skills to keep moving California’s wastewater sector into the future. Learn more about the mission critical career paths available in our industry.


CWEA Certifications

As your go-to source for professional growth, CWEA is dedicated to providing the most valuable industry certifications, training, and networking opportunities. Get ready for your career in wastewater or get a promotion


CWEA is the trusted organization that advocates
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Programs for New Professionals

CWEA Scholarship Program
The scholarship program is open for applications. New category for non-degree training programs from colleges, community colleges, and trade. Deadline March 1.
CWEA Mentoring Program
CWEA’s 2024 Mentoring Program is now open for applications. Learn, grow, and succeed. Applications are due March 11.
CSM Cert Prep On Demand Classes
NEW: Welcome to CWEA’s Cert Prep website. We can help you start your collection system career journey with confidence. Discounted package available.

Programs & Advocacy

California Water Jobs
CWEA provides a jobs board, career path information, and salary info called California Water Jobs.
CWEA's Online Learning Platform
OWEN provides members with access to timely, relevant training and certification preparation classes that can help you excel throughout your career. Learn more >
CWEA Online Certification Exams
OnVUE service offers an easier way to take a CWEA certification exam at home or at work.
One Water California
California has a new vision for the future of our water supply – the One Water vision. Thank you to our topic sponsor Brown & Caldwell.
WDR Resources Page
We’ve assembled deadlines, info, and training resources about the revised General Order on a new webpage. Learn how to comply with the updated Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR).  View page >
We’ve assembled stories, experts, and resources about the greatest source control challenge of our time. Sponsored by Carollo.

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